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Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide

Jeff Hecht - Technology & Engineering - 2011 - 496 pages
Updated to reflect advancements since the publication of the previous edition, Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide, 3rd Edition is an introduction to lasers and ...
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Laser: Supertool of the 1980s

Jeff Hecht, Dick Teresi - Technology & Engineering - 1982 - 264 pages
Describes each kind of laser and how it works, and explains how lasers are used in medicine, communications, weapons, manufacturing, printing, and holography.
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Beam : The Race to Make the Laser: The Race to Make the Laser

Jeff Hecht - Science - 2005 - 288 pages
In 1954, Charles Townes invented the laser's microwave cousin, the maser. The next logical step was to extend the same physical principles to the shorter wavelengths of light ...
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Beam weapons: the next arms race

Jeff Hecht - Fiction - 1984 - 363 pages
Examines the development of laser and particle beam weapons and discusses the potential impact of these weapons on the arms race and balance of power
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Laser pioneers

Jeff Hecht - Technology & Engineering - 1992 - 298 pages
Jeff Hecht details the intriguing story of laser-technology development throughory. The revised edition of Laser Pioneers describes a race for innovativee of thenatingers ...
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